noun ric·i·nine \ˈrisənˌēn, -ənə̇n\

Definition of ricinine



  1. :  a crystalline compound C8H8N2O2 derived from pyridone and obtained from castor beans

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Origin and Etymology of ricinine

Latin ricinus castor-oil plant + English -ine

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a brief usually trivial fact

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